American Express

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Founded 1850
5001+ employees
  • Insurance
  • Banking, Corporate Finance, & Investing
  • Headquarters address
    615 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA

    American Express is the global services company that offers talented individuals challenging work with purpose, because only American Express infuses a desire to serve the success of our customers into every part of the workplace experience.

    American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our technology and product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative payment products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across physical, digital, mobile, and social media, join our transformation team!

    About Us

    American Express Company (American Express) is a global service company. The Company's range of products and services includes Charge and credit card products, Expense management products and services, Consumer and business travel services, Stored value products, such as travelers cheques and other prepaid products, Network services, merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, and point-of-sale, marketing and information products and services for merchants, and fee services, including market and trend analyses and related consulting services, fraud prevention services, and the design of customized customer loyalty and rewards programs. It operates in four segments: U.S. Card Services, International Card Services, Global Commercial Services (GCS) and Global Network & Merchant Services (GNMS). American Express and its principal operating subsidiary, American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (TRS), are bank holding companies.

    American Express, also known as AmEx, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. Founded in 1850, it is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is best known for its credit card, charge card, and traveler's cheque businesses. Amex cards account for approximately 24% of the total dollar volume of credit card transactions in the US.

    BusinessWeek and Interbrand ranked American Express as the 22nd most valuable brand in the world, estimating the brand to be worth US $14.97 billion. Fortune listed Amex as one of the top 20 Most Admired Companies in the World.

    American Express extended its reach nationwide by arranging affiliations with other express companies (including Wells Fargo – the replacement for the two former companies that merged to form American Express), railroads, and steamship companies.

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    Tech stack

    Java, Git, MySQL, JavaScript, React, Kotlin, Gradle, GraphQL, iOS, Android, REST

    Benefits

    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    401k plan
    401k matching

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Internship program
    Hackathons
    Mentorship opportunities
    Career growth

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Employee discount programs
    American Express - Company Photo
    American Express - Company Photo